2015-16 Season 13

Black Nativity 2015

by Langston Hughes
Directed by Eric Ruffin
Music Directed by e’Marcus Harper-Short
Choreographed by Princess Mhoon

Nov 25, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

Theater Alliance is thrilled to bring this award-winning Christmas classic back to the Anacostia Playhouse. Langston Hughes chronicles and celebrates the birth of Jesus, while also celebrating the birth of Blackness. This classic story told through gospel, blues, funk, jazz, and dance asks you to look inward and find the wonder in life.

Cast

Jakiya Ayanna*
Kelli Blackwell
Natasha Gallop*
Marquis D. Gibson*
Whitney Hutcherson
Roy Patten, Jr.*
Sherice Payne
Krislynn Perry*
Elton Pittman*
Ryan Swain
Darin Turner
Taylor Walls
Greg Watkins

* denotes returning performer

Musicians

Keyboard  Marvin Ford*
Bass  Yusuf Chisholm*
Drums  Jonathan Livas*

* denotes returning performer

Production Team

Director  Eric Ruffin
Musical Director  e’Marcus Harper-Short
Choreographer  Princess Mhoon

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